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An ungovernable people: the English and their law in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

An ungovernable people: the English and their law in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John A. Styles
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New Jersey
  • Publication Information: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1980
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/an-ungovernable-people-the-english-and-their-law-in-the-seventeenth-and-eighteenth-centuries/ (Stable identifier)

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400 pages, [4] leaves of plates : ILlustrations ; 23 cm

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: edited by John Brewer and John Styles.
  • Publication Date: 1980
  • Country/State: New Jersey
  • Number of Editions: 28 editions
  • First edition Date: 1972
  • Last edition Date: 1983
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD612
  • Dewey Code: 340.1150942
  • ISBN: 0813508916 9780813508917 0813509769 9780813509761
  • OCLC: 6096232

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The English and Their Law in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Main Contents

Two concepts of order: justices, constables, and jurymen in seventeenth-century England / Keith Wrightson
Grain riots and popular attitudes to the law: Maldon and the crisis of 1629 / John Walter
'A set of ungovernable people': the Kingswood colliers in the eighteenth century / Robert W. Malcolmson
The Wilkites and the law, 1763-74: a study of radical notions of governance / John Brewer
'Our traitorious money makers': the Yorkshire coiners and the law, 1760-83 / John Styles
The King's Bench prison in the later eighteenth century: law, authority, and order in a London debtors' prison / Joanna Innes.

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